The Altadena Town Council has elected new...

The Altadena Town Council has elected new officers for the 1992-1993 term.

Kathy Klomberg will replace Gene Coffman as president. Cue MacKenzie will become vice president, Leatrice Erlander is recording secretary, Coffman is corresponding secretary and Walter Martin is the new treasurer.

* Rich Schulthies has been named director of the Pasadena Crown City Barbershop Chorus. He previously was assistant director of the South Bay Coastliners Barbershop Chorus.

The Pasadena Chorus is part of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, headquartered in Kenosha, Wis.

The eight members of the Jaguar Patrol of Boy Scout Troop 167, sponsored by St. Luke’s Church in Temple City, have received the Eagle Scout Award:


* Carl Blum, who graduated from Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead, will major in theater arts at Cal State Long Beach. His Eagle service project involved refurbishing eight display boards used for art shows for the city of Temple City.

* Adrian Castro, also a graduate, will major in biomedical engineering at Harvard College. His Eagle project was to sand and revarnish all the wooden benches in the boys’ physical education locker room at Gladstone High School in Covina.

* Frank Castro, a Bosco graduate who attends Harvey Mudd College, cleared and repaired damaged hiking trails at Millard Canyon. The Castros are brothers.

* Danny Halbe, a senior at Temple City High School, repainted the baseball dugouts and revarnished the dugout seats at his school.

* Jeff Henderson graduated from Bosco and will attend Loyola Marymount University. He scraped, sanded and painted the eight outdoor basketball backboards at Gladstone High.

* Larry Mullaly, a Bosco student, scraped, sanded and painted the varsity and junior varsity baseball backstops at Gladstone High.

* Brian Read graduated from Bosco and will attend Loyola Marymount University. He rebuilt and painted the two baseball backstops at St. Luke’s Grammar School in Temple City.

* Robb Rudluff graduated from Temple City High and will attend Wyoming Technical Institute. He cleared a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail at Mt. Pacifico.

* Howard Shernoff of Claremont and his brother David Shernoff of Boston have written a book, “Beneath the Ashes: Words and Images Inspired by the Mt. Pinatubo Disaster.” The purpose of the book, published by the Shernoff Family Foundation of Claremont, is to raise funds for victims of the volcanic eruption in the Philippines. The book may be purchased for $30 from the foundation at 600 S. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont 91711.

* The Claremont City Council has approved new appointments to city commissions and committees. Karl Benjamin will replace Dennis Wheeler on the Community Services Commission. Opanyi Nasiali will join the Traffic and Transportation Commission, and Ray Slater has been appointed as the city’s county library representative.

New members of the Housing Committee, which was expanded from seven to nine members, are Florence Cohn, Larry Hamilton, Jan Weinberger, Claudia Morris, Douglas Edwards, Joe Cardoza and Ron Murphy.

Mayor Diann Ring was appointed to the newly formed El Barrio Park Renaming Committee, as were John Dominguez, Claire McDonald, Joe Torrez, Frederick Weiss, Lydia Henry-Creighton, the Rev. Chris Ponet and Martin Weinberger.

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